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Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem
WordFire Press




Description
We’ve all experienced a night out at the movies. Are you old enough to remember the drive in? Do you dare build a movie theater in your basement and invite monsters and mayhem to your home? Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem is a collection of tales involving monsters and the chaos they create in the movie world.

Your monster may be that unidentifiable substance growing at the back of the popcorn popper at your local theater concession stand; the zombie who wants to be a movie star but is tired of being typecast; the scriptwriter’s muse who turns out to be an alien with an agenda; the diva director who comes in to “save” your latest film. The monster does not have to be the main character, but does have to be vital to the story. (No copyrighted characters or REAL movies, please!) Movies can be interpreted as a story set within a fully conscious cinematic world, or involving the act of watching a film, or having a character who thoroughly enjoys movies. And mayhem should speak for itself.

Unleash your inner beast and keep the rest of us awake at night with your stories of humor, horror, or plain ol’ weirdness. Funny or grim, unsettling or cozy, we are open to anything. Make us laugh! Make us sigh! Make us scream!

Genre: Original short stories that feature a monster in a movie setting, to include a mix of science fiction, fantasy, horror, alien, magical, witchcraft, AI, and romance elements.


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Market Genres, Styles & Subjects
Genres
Fantasy
Horror
Humor
Romance
Science Fiction

Market Types, Lengths & Pay Scale
Flash
0 to 1000 words
6 cents/word

Short Story
1000 to 6000 words
6 cents/word


Market Submission Types
Electronic Submissions?: Yes
Postal Submissions?: No
Reprints?: No
Multiple Submissions?: No
Simultaneous Submissions?: No

Market Response Data
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Accuracy:
There are 39 completed reports in the past 12 months.
Averages and Boundaries:
2 min | 42.69 mean avg | 29 median | 103 max days
Responded:
100.00%
Accepted:
10.25% - avg 89 days
Rejected:
87.17% - avg 38 days (14.70% of rejections are personal)
Rewrites:
2.56%
Dead Letters:
-
Lost/Returned:
-
Never Responded:
-
Withdrawn:
-
Pending:
1 pending responses (136 min | 136 mean avg | 136 median | 136 max days waiting)
Note: pending statistics may skew high if some users neglect their data.
We recommend querying after the time the market suggests to query.


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